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Marcy Jams! is away this week and returns next week with new stock!
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has added several aloe potted plants— This is a larger plant, and includes several ‘pups’ in the pot. Aloe vera is a succulent plant with a clear gel inside the leaves that is used often used as an alternative medical treatment for burns and skin care. Grow inside in bright light, or outside in shade in warm weather, watering every 2-3 weeks. Aloe vera does not like wet feet. To use, remove leaves at the base with a sharp knife, then put in a sandwich bag, wrap in foil, and store in the fridge to reuse for 4 or 5 days.
Wild Flours Bakery is with us this week with breads! Stock up!
Frontier Family Farm and Ferris Family Farm both continue to provide us with quality, no-chemical lettuces and greens needed for the spring tonics our winter blood needs!
Botanical Harmony Farm is updating their soy candle inventory and there will now be essential oils only candles and fragrance oil candles. They will be listed separately and scents will be added as we stock up on Spring scents!
Essential oil candles will include: lavender, eucalyptus mint, orange spice, unscented and more to come.
The fragrance oil options are changing into spring so will be updated this morning and continue on for the following weeks!
So to celebrate, BHF is offering a sale on candles. One for $7 (regular price $8.50) or 2 for $13! These candles have a good long, clean burn and smell incredible! GREAT for gifting!! They also have the smaller sizes listed again!
Botanical Harmony Farm will have Benjamin’s broccoli and zesty sprouts this week. Thank you for your support of our growing sprout business as we work out timing/growing and packaging kinks!
Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.
See you Wednesday!
Tracey & Ashleigh
Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!
I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.
Market Newsletter . . . 2nd Try!
This Week’s Newsletter:
Butterflies and Bubbles
This Week’s Grower Notes
Dothan Nurseries Invites YOU . . .
What: Butterfly House Grand Opening and Spring Open House
When: Thursday March 23rd from 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: Dothan Nurseries
Who: You and anyone you want to invite, everyone is invited
“Come check out our brand new butterfly house next week. Our butterfly house will be full of fun butterflies and butterfly plants for you to check out. We’ll also have bubbles for the kids and bubbly drinks for the adults. Live music and face painting will also make this the can’t miss party of the Spring. Bring your kids, bring your family, bring everybody!
“When you arrive, make sure to grab your ticket for 20% off any one item of your choice. And when you use it, we’ll enter you to win one of three $100 gift cards.”
Market Note: we hope you’ll take advantage of this great opportunity! Some of us will be on hand with a few food items, but this is mostly about FUN! Bring the kids because we’re going to be making CRAFTS!!!!
(VIP – Regular Market Order Pickup will take place on Friday morning as scheduled.)
Spring Market Schedule
Order Online March 18 – March 21 for Pickup on Friday, March 24
Order Online March 25 – March 28 for Pickup on Friday, March 31
Order Online April 1 – April 4 for Pickup on Friday, April 7
Order Online April 8 – April 11 for Pickup on Friday, April 14
Order OnlineApril 15 – April 18 for Pickup on Friday, April 21
Order Online April 22 – April 25 for Pickup on Friday, April 28
Order Online April 29 – May 2 for Pickup on . . .
Thursday, May 4 at Spring Open House!
A hearty Thank You to Patty D. who surprised and delighted us for St. Patrick’s day yesterday! The sweet hand made decorations inspired us . . . you’ll just have to see for yourself!
If you ordered last week we hope you found the refrigerator magnets in your bag. Our goal is to get one in EVERYONE’s kitchen! We want your refrigerator match the one at our Dothan pickup location. If you don’t have one we’ll have them at Open House next Thursday.
Daleville Customers – we appreciate you so much! No doubt Wendy is enjoying getting to know you. If and when you get a chance to come to Dothan be sure to say Hello to the rest of us. :)
Sandspur Farms still has plenty of beautiful fresh collards!
The Market is blessed with an abundance of beautiful greens and fresh strawberries these days. Salads like these are a good way to treat yourself healthy. As spring turns into summer and other berries become available more flavor combinations are available. Google will be happy to assist (“berry salad”) if you need additional inspiration.
This Week’s Grower Notes
We have the best Growers in the Wiregrass! Please learn more about them on our Grower Page.
HORTON’S FARM: Praise the Lord! Happy to report that the strawberries survived last week’s freezing temperatures thanks to some hard work and row covers. The sad flip side is that we weren’t able to cover all the tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash etc. and they did not. Fortunately they’re easier to replace.
On a different note, we will be taking a week or so off starting around 3/25/17 to greet the newest grandbaby. Viki Richter will manage the Market that week. One upside of this is that the eggs collected during that time will be PERFECT for EASTER boiling!
KATHY’S KLUCKERS: We’ll be back next week!
MARY’S PEEPS: We are so very greatful to everyone who recycles for me and others for this market. Its very heartwarming how special ya’ll are. Thank you! it does mean a lot that you do this. Please leave comments, it’s the only way we know if we are doing a good job. Also try and look for the new product that I try very hard to integrate into the different categories every week. Always trying to add something good, new, and hopefully interesting to your day. Again many thanks for your support to Mary’s Peeps, and Mary Bees.
SANDY VALLEY: Off next week to give the vegetables a chance to catch up.
The Bulletin Board is for your garden/kitchen/farm listings. Please email your notices to firstname.lastname@example.org with contact info. Posts will be run for 2 weeks.
Is there a vendor or local farmer whom I can get or purchase untainted animal droppings from, preferably llama, alpaca, rabbit, sheep, and/or goat? (334)791-6819
Recycling Need: Avalon Farms is in need of empty large push button type laundry or fabric softener containers. These may be dropped off any time at The Market Shed at Dothan Nurseries. Please leave them under the table behind the picket fence.
Items Available: A wonderful Market Customer has donated a large quantity of food grade plastic 1.75 liter bottles for recycling. The uses are endless! If this is something you could use please stop by on Friday morning for pickup or contact us to make arrangements to get them. If you’re in Daleville, just include a note with your order telling us how many you would like. (Mary’s Peeps showed us how to turn these bottles into very effective wasp and yellow jacket traps. Be sure to ask!)
We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!
The Spa City Co-op market is now open for ordering at spacity.locallygrown.net.
Please place your orders before Tuesday at 9 pm, and plan to pick up your orders at Emergent Arts on Friday March 24th from 3PM to 4:30PM. If you’re unable to pick up your order at this time please make arrangements to have your order picked up for you.
Don’t forget – this market has no paid positions, so we NEED VOLUNTEERS to run every market. It’s fun, you get a $5 gift card as well as extend your membership by 2 months, and you learn so much about local foods in Arkansas.
Have a great week and see you on Friday!
this market’s manager
Doug will deliver salmon this Thursday March 23. If you already ordered, we have your order. If you haven’t already ordered, this is your chance! He will not be back from Alaska again until October.
New location for Sylvania pickup:
124 West Telephone St (old Masonic lodge) -beginning this week.
See you Thursday!
Good Evening Locavores!
Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
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PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!
Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!
Hello folks and happy St Patrick’s Day!
Come on over to the online farmers market and check out our great selection this week! We are thrilled to welcome our newest vendor, Bountiful Blessings!
Be sure to get those orders in by 10pm Sunday! Www.parisarkansas.locallygrown.net is where it’s at!!
It may seem unbelievable, but Tuesday’s forecast is clear, and in the 50’s!!
There’s something to look forward to as you get your order in for the week… nice Spring weather for market pick-up!!
You can’t go wrong with the new Pork Breakfast sampler, a chewy fudge brownie, or a crusty sourdough with herb dip! And we’re always here to harvest only the freshest greens around – just for you!
Wishing everyone a fun, safe weekend :-)
Lake Flour Bakery - Info Re Next Week's Order Pick Up
I hope everyone has dug out out from the big storm without too much wear and tear to your back.
As Nancy from Lake Flour Bakery is going to be on vacation in April, I wanted to give all of you a second chance to order from her this month as it will be the last chance until next October.
Here’s a listing of her products:
- Baquette $3.50
- French Rolls $4.75
- Tuscan Loaf $5.35
Please email me if you’d like to order something.
See you next Wednesday.
The Market is now Open…Happy Shopping!
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All COW milk orders MUST be in by 2:00pm Monday!
Schedule for Market Ordering and Pickup
Market Ordering Hours: Friday 9:00am – Monday 8:00pm
Lilburn Members Pickup Location
All Saints Lutheran Church
Pickup Day and Time: Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm
722 Rockbridge Road SW
Lilburn, GA 30047
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